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Ristorante Sociale, Toronto, ON

Ristorante Sociale

4.2
4.2
74 Reviews
CAN$51 and over
Italian
Ristorante Sociale will welcome guests into an upbeat, upscale setting for an elevated dining experience that doubles as a celebration with plenty of Italian flair. Roman flavours meet Tuscan influences on the menu, with fresh pasta, seafood & steaks in a white table cloth setting. The convivial vibe will cater large groups with unique & sophisticated offerings in a dinner party ambience. As the evening unravels, lights dim, music ascents, in a traditional King West Fashion

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$51 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Hours of Operation
    Dinner Wed–Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm Bar Thu–Sat 11:00 pm–2:00 am
  • Phone number
    (647) 352-1200
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress

Experiences

  • Sociale Menu

    $100.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Experience our set menu, served family style, highlighting some of Ristorante Sociale's favourite dishes. Optional supplements and wine pairings are available, and to be discussed with your server at the restaurant. Sample Menu: Focaccia, Speck & Olive Oil Radicchio Caesar Salad Tuna Crudo Cacio e Pepe e Tartufo Rib Eye Steak Rapini Cheese Cake Ricciarelli Biscotti
    Sociale Menu photo

What 74 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.1Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3.8Value

Noise • Moderate

74 Reviews
  1. LisaM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved loved loved 🥰 your restaurant. So glad I read about it in Toronto Life. So entertaining, great drinks, music, and the dancers… so fun and we felt like we were at a really special event!! Definitely will return when I am in townLM Kincardine Ont.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great time, just wish when it said entertainment starts at 8:30 it’s clearer about what that means, the more interactive entertainment doesn’t begin until closer to 9:30pm.

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  3. marlab

    Montreal

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Food and service were great. DJ was not great and distracting

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  4. PatrickB

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I booked Valentines dinner here. What a great experience! Each lady was given a rose when they walked in. There was also an entertainer performing various dances, and handing out additional roses throughout the evening. The food was simply amazing. 5 stars!

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  5. Faaze

    Toronto

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    My first time and first experience was horrible. The pasta we ordered the cream tatsed too concentrated and was extremely thick. I make better pasta. Only their staffs were friendly and organized, more or less saying we should eat quickly and leave. I won't recommend dining here.

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  6. Tubes

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    I'm sorry to write this but it started when I wanted to order the Caesar salad & the waitress advised me not to because it's very salty & fishy! Then we wanted to order the lobster pasta and was told it was not available today. We ordered linguine with clams and octopus. The octopus was very nice. The linguine was so salty it was not edible and we turned it back. The waitress was very kind & took the pasta off our bill. It was Valentine Day, I had picked this restaurant so I was in the dog house! I'm not sure why things were so salty but it was a real disappointment!

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  7. David

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Julian was tremendous and catered to everything we needed throughout the evening. The food was great, however some portions could have been a little bigger. Only note was that when I booked on OpenTable, I left a small request for the restaurant upon my arrival and it was never acknowledged, whether or not they could have accomodated the request or not.

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  8. CarlosA

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Honestly I wish I can say great things about this place. It was my girlfriends birthday we were a party of 6, they took 20 mins to even offer us water. I work in the industry so I understand that it was very busy, but my sister had to get up and get the servers attention. The server was great and very apologetic to the situation, we can tell that everything was out his control. The GM came by and gave us a round of Prosecco on the house to apologize for the wait but that did not help the long wait for EVERYTHING. We arrived at 8:30 and did not get our appetizers until 9:45, we had to cancel our mains and leave. Overall great food but the service is TRASH. I would recommend this place on a weekday when it’s not so busy

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went on a Thursday evening and everything was great. The service by Julian was fast and friendly, food, water and drinks were served on time. Not to mention the food was excellent, it came out freshly cooked and hot. The gnocchi and truffle pasta are flavourful and the presentation is beautiful. The desserts were the star of the show in my opinion. We had the tiramisu and caramel tart. Although the restaurant wasn’t too busy we had a 10/10 experience with fast and attentive service, Thank you!

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  10. Michaela

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The vibes are immaculate. The dancers, DJ, food, service and interior made for an amazing experience. A new favourite in Toronto.

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  11. RikkiD

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Perfect Dinner and a Show in Toronto with Great Italian eats.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved it! Super classy entertainment and food was great too!!!

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  13. DennisK

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was excellent. Spacing between tables good. DJ had great selection of music. Entertainment definitely added to PM’s enjoyment. Waiter and support staff were super friendly and accommodating. Thoroughly enjoyed our night out and will come again.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food quality and portion was horrible for the price. Very slow food service but great bar service

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely date night spot, the food is so delicious and the service is top notch.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is very delicious. The ambiance is amazing! It’s my second time at ristorante sociale and I will definitely come again. The music is a bit too high, the volume can be a bit lower.

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  17. domenics

    Toronto

    21 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Unfortunately this restaurant was one of the worst overall experiences we’ve had. This place came highly recommended from their sister restaurant at Enoteca Sociale. Some of us had the filet and it was great. The striploin was cooked well and tender but served in a pool of olive oil which was horrible. The Tuna cheviche was tasteless, half chicken came with pickled olives that did not go at all. The special tagliatelle with short rib was good but the pasta was more like rice noodles aside from fresh Italian pasta. Cesare salad was way too salty and fishy, espresso came cold. Staff was friendly and venue was nice however the price point and taste was way off for an Italian restaurant. It’s too bad as I really talked it up and my entire party and we left unsatisfied and disappointed, we could not wait to leave. I do not recommend this place at all, I will never return.

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What an amazing night, it was exactly what I was looking for a NYE dinner

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely fantastic establishment . The food & service were unreal!

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  20. JanetM

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Our server was excellent! It was an interesting experience. Very energetic. The food was very good.

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  21. BirgitK

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 13, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    server had to remake my drink 3 times. forgot it. Halibut was overcooked, dead poinsettas in the restaurant, Entico Sociale is way better, I will never be back

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  22. ElizabethR

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a fabulous experience. The food and service was exceptional but you need to enforce some sort of dress code. Your place is classy and waiters and waitresses are dressed professional Please don it allow ball caps to say the least while dining. It’s very disrespectful and not code in a fine dining restaurant. People with money dine and are dressed exceptionally well as for myself and date. Just a suggestion Thank you but over all it was fantastic.

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  23. Manor

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely amazing place. Great food, drinks and service.

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  24. Alireza

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food and service. The dance shows are quite nice. Our waitress, Vivian, did an excellent job with the service.

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  25. JosephD

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, service was really attentive.

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  26. RuthD

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I was hoping for the same quality in food as the Enoteca restaurant. Not even close/disappointed. Guess that is why Sociale was 3/4 empty and Enoteca is almost imposable to get into because the food is awesome at Enoteca

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  27. CorriR

    Toronto

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    No question this restaurant is giving in to instagram culture which is too bad, but reality unfortunately. I won’t be back for that reason, but obviously a lot of other people will!

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  28. RobbR

    Toronto

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lively dining experience. Around 9pm a couple of dancers entertain while the vibe turns from a dining experience to a club vibe.

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  29. foodie

    Miami - Dade

    317 reviews

    2.0

    317 reviews

    Dined on October 20, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    We were the only people in the entire restaurant yet we were seated at a back table near the kitchen. The food was mediocre at best. The decor was bizarre. Barn meets disco.

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  30. Charlotte

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Highly recommended. Loved the ambiance, the lighting, the background music. We ordered the halibut and it was divine. The chocolate terrine is an absolute MUST try. We will cone back to try more.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We came for drinks for my birthday and had the best time!! The hostess, bartender and waitress were so sweet and accommodating, and moved our table to a bigger one when another last minute guest joined. The DJ played amazing catchy music, vibe was incredible. For my birthday they brought out a personalized sign and a round of drinks on the house - so much fun!!! They also had dancers come out throughout the night. Truly an incredible vibe. My friends and I can’t wait to come back (but earlier and have dinner too!!!)

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    The restaurant was amazing but they took forever to get us a standard table. They hit my bf on his back with a big board and paid for all of the food. We only paid for 2 drinks

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  33. Brooke

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was incredible! A little pricey but to be expected. Our server was so lovely but the service itself was a bit slow. We sat near the bar and when we ordered drinks we saw them waiting there for a while. We also didn’t get asked if we wanted new drinks when ours were clearly low. Our water wasn’t refilled without us asking, that type of thing. But the ambience was amazing, food was incredible, would definitely come back just expected the service to be a bit more elevated like it is at Enoteca.

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  34. stephang

    Jacksonville

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 7, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was meh. Salty at times, not fresh pasta. The music was awesome, the dancers could have been better or at least more often. Drinks were good but god awfully slow. Two of us took 2 hours to eat, not because we were indecisive.

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  35. TorontoGuy

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Service and atmosphere was amazing, but the food itself was disappointing

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 5, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Went on a Thursday night which was not busy at all, 3 other tables along with ours. The food was good but the service was terrible. For hardly any full tables you’d think the service would be top tier but the staff were more interested in standing around and talking amongst themselves. It seemed like there was no actual management watching over and the staff were doing whatever they felt like. Courses came out slowly and our bill arrived before our coffees did. A strange experience for a brand new restaurant.
    Ristorante SocialeResponded on October 6, 2023
    Hi there, we are so sorry about your recent dining experience with us and hope you'll give us another chance to rectify this for you. Please reach out with an email to lauren@sociale.ca

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 5, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Terrible service and food wasn’t any good. Also, mix up with the food. Had to ask for the wine bottle to be brought a few times …

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  38. magnumb

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 4, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Great evening but disappointed that they pulled a swapperoo on the wine I ordered, two very similar bottles, I was quite explicit about which one I wanted, they of course brought the more expensive one. Shame on me for not catching it at the table, could have done without the extra $100 on the tab. Food was great but won't be going back after that incident.
    Ristorante SocialeResponded on October 5, 2023
    Hi there, we are so sorry we let you down during your experience with us and would love to rectify this. Please send us an email at lauren@sociale.ca.

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  39. JStack

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 30, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was hit and miss and the wine pairings ere severely delayed. Overall it’s a no.

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  40. Goldyk1

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 29, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Great music from the live dj. Unfortunately, it Took forever to get drinks to our table which was pretty annoying We ordered 2 apps and 1 main and the main also took a really long time to come out We had a nice time but won’t go back

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FAQs

Ristorante Sociale is rated 4.2 stars by 74 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Ristorante Sociale

545 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M1

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    King & Portland
  • Neighbourhood
    King West
  • Hours of Operation
    Dinner Wed–Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm Bar Thu–Sat 11:00 pm–2:00 am
  • Price
    CAN$51 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
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